Spring Plants for Pollinators

Gold Dragon Honey
Gold Dragon Honey
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Spring Plants for Pollinators

Gold Dragon Honey
Published by GDH in Bee-friendly · 18 November 2018
Tags: PlantsSpring
Spring
Mar – May
Acer campestre Native plant; field maple
Acer platanoides Norway maple
Acer pseudoplatanus sycamore
Acer saccharum sugar maple
Aesculus hippocastanum horse chestnut
Ajuga reptans Native plant; bugle
Arabis alpina subsp. caucasica alpine rock cress
Armeria juniperifolia juniper-leaved thrift
Aubrieta species aubretia H Aurinia saxatilis gold dust
Berberis darwinii Darwin’s barberry
Berberis thunbergii Japanese barberry
Bergenia species elephant ear
Buxus sempervirens Native plant; common box
Caltha palustris Native plant; marsh marigold
Ceanothus species California lilac
Cercis siliquastrum Judas tree
Chaenomeles species Japanese quince
Cornus mas Cornelian cherry
Cotoneaster conspicuus Tibetan cotoneaster
Crataegus monogyna Native plant; common hawthorn
Crocus species crocus (spring-flowering)
Doronicum × excelsum leopard’s bane
Enkianthus campanulatus redvein enkianthus
Erica carnea alpine heath
Erica × darleyensis Darley Dale heath
Erysimum species wallflower
Euphorbia amygdaloides Native plant; wood spurge
Euphorbia characias Mediterranean spurge
Euphorbia cyparissias cypress spurge
Euphorbia epithymoides cushion spurge
Euphorbia × martini Martin’s spurge
Euphorbia nicaeensis Nice spurge
Geranium species cranesbill
Geum rivale Native plant; water avens
Hebe species hebe
Helleborus species & hybrids hellebore (spring-flowering)
Iberis saxatilis alpine candytuft
Iberis sempervirens perennial candytuft
Ilex aquifolium Native plant; common holly
Lamium maculatum spotted dead nettle
Lunaria annua honesty
Mahonia species Oregon grape (spring-flowering)
Malus baccata Siberian crab
Malus domestica edible apple
Malus floribunda Japanese crab
Malus hupehensis Hupeh crab
Malus sargentii Sargent’s crab apple
Mespilus germanica common medlar
Muscari armeniacum Armenian grape hyacinth
Nectaroscordum species honey garlic
Ornithogalum umbellatum common star of Bethlehem
Pieris formosa lily-of-the-valley bush
Pieris japonica lily-of-the-valley bush
Primula veris common cowslip
Primula vulgaris Native plant; primrose
Prunus avium Native plant; wild & edible cherries
Prunus domestica wild & edible plums
Prunus dulcis almond
Prunus incisa ‘Kojo-no-mai’ cherry ‘Kojo-no-mai’
Prunus insititia damson
Prunus laurocerasus cherry laurel
Prunus mume Japanese apricot
Prunus padus Native plant; bird cherry
Prunus pendula f. ascendens ‘Rosea’ flowering cherry
Prunus persica peach
Prunus spinosa Native plant; blackthorn
Prunus tenella dwarf Russian almond
Prunus × yedoensis flowering cherry
Pulmonaria species lungwort
Pyrus communis pear
Ribes nigrum blackcurrant
Ribes rubrum Native plant; common redcurrant
Ribes sanguineum flowering currant
Salix caprea Native plant; goat willow (male form only)
Salix hastata ‘Wehrhahnii’ halberd willow ‘Wehrhahnii’
Salix lanata Native plant; woolly willow (male form only)
Skimmia japonica skimmia
Smyrnium olusatrum Native plant; alexanders
Stachyurus chinensis stachyurus
Stachyurus praecox stachyurus
Vaccinium corymbosum blueberry

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